An HP to Envy about: HP Envy X2

Have you been eyeing to buy a laptop or tab? This may be a good time for you as HP recently released into the market their latest iteration of its Envy line, the HP Envy X2. Well, this is not a pure tab really. It’s a hybrid that boasts not only being a tab but can be worked like a normal PC. It comes with detachable Bluetooth keyboard which is battery operated, meaning it will work without being connected to the tablet.

This detachable Envy comes in two packages. One has 13.3” and the other with 15.6”. Both uses an HD, 1920 x 1080, 16:9 ratio, WLED backlit, IPS screen. This is enough to bring adequate color saturation for overall viewing experience. The 13” has 400 nits brightness and the 15” has 200 nits making it a little less bright than the former. This screen size is a wonder while playing 1080p movies.

HP Envy XP 2

Both models utilize Intel’s Core M ‘Broadwell’ 5Y10 processor , 2GHz with turbo packed with 4MB Level-2 cache. This CPU have two physical cores, with four threads, and supports 64-bit Windows 8.1. While this could mean that the battery can drain pretty fast, this new Mobile, fan-less processor was designed to bring more work from a single charge. In this connection, the 13” has a 3-cell which has 33WHr battery while the 15” is equipped with 50WHr. This is supposed to be good enough for an average use of 8 hours.

HP Envy X2

The Graphics duties of hp envy x2 are taken cared by its Intel 5300 GPU. Though this is not a gamer’s spec graphics, it is built to bring fine multimedia experience as what average HPs are for. For its storage, the 13” is available with 128, 256 or 512 SSD storage while the 15.6” is packed with a Hybrid system composed of 500GB SATA and a 16GB NAND drive. Both models come with 2 x USB 3.0, Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-FI AC, SD Card support, and the common sensors for tablets.


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